There was an era in Hindi cinema when actresses used to have amazing singing talent. Actresses like Suraiya and Geet Dutt earned a huge fame not just as actors but also as playback singers. Though today’s actresses might not be so talented to have extraordinary voice like yesteryear’s actresses, at times they insist on rendering their own voice for various songs in movies. Thanks to the technology that today people like Salman Khan can also sing and impress fans.
But still there are some actresses in the industry, who have beautiful voice like their looks. These actresses tried their luck in singing, and the latest name in the list is Parineeti Chopra who recently sung for her movie ‘Meri Pyari Bindu’.
Here is a list of glamorous actresses with magical voice:
- Parineeti Chopra
Parineeti Chopra made her singing debut with the song “Maana Ke Hum Yaar Nahi” in her movie Meri Pyaari Bindu. The 28 years old actress no doubt did an amazing job as a singer and won hearts of the audience. You will be further shocked to know that the bubbly actress is a trained classical singer which was clearly visible in her singing style.
- Alia Bhatt
First Alia Bhatt left everyone shocked with her acting skills and then she threw another bomb by showing her singing talent. The actress is a powerhouse of talent, which she proved by singing Sooha Saaha in Highway. Apart from this, the 24 years old actress has also sund Samjhawan Unplugged in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, Ikk Kudi in Udta Punjab and Humsafar in Badrinath Ki Dulhania.
- Shruti Haasan
Shruti Haasan is a well-trained and professional singer who has sung for various movies in south. But in Bollywood she debuted as singer from the movie D Day, where she was also praised for her admirable acting.
- Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra is one of actresses who has made big in everything she tried her hands on. Be it Bollywood, Hollywood or singing, she has proved that she can do anything like a pro. Not just one, she has released her three super-hit singles. As far as her Bollywood song is concerned, she sand for her biopic Mary Kom and title song in ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’.
- Madhuri Dixit
Like her movies the evergreen actress Madhuri Dixit chose debut song very carefully. She started her singing career from the movie Devdas by joining Pt. Birju Maharaj and Kavita Krishnamurthy for the song Kaahe Chhed Mohe. She proved that she is not just a talented dancer but also an effortless singer. The “Dhak Dhak” girl also sang ‘Rangi Saari Gulaabi’ in the movie Gulaabi Gang.
- Juhi Chawla
The beautiful actress who is known for her charming and killer smile sang along with none other than the Shenshah of Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan in the movie Bhoothnath. She mellowed the audience with her voice in the song ‘Chalo jane do ab chhodo bhi’.
- Jiya Khan
Late Jiya Khan started both her acting and singing career from Nishabd, where she was cast against Amitabh Bachchan. The actress did playback singing for the song “Take Lite.”
- Shraddha Kapoor
The hot and sexy Shraddha Kapoor left her fans startled by showing her singing talent in the movie Ek Villain and Rock On 2. The actress debuted as singer from romantic thriller Ek Villain where she sung the reprised verson of the song ‘Galliyan – Unplugged’. She also sang Do Jahaan in Haider and Bezubaan Fir Se Unplugged in ABCD 2.
- Sonakshi Sinha
Sonakshi Sinha showed her desire of singing on the stage during an award show where she sung with Mika. But as a professional playback singer for movies, she debuted with her movie Tevar. She gave her voice with Imran Khan for the song Let’s Celebrate.
Not just today’s actresses who have support of advanced technology to improve their voice old actresses like Sridevi also tried their hands on singing. She impressed fans with her melodious voice in the movie Chandni by singing ‘O Meri Chandni’.
But it seems that some singers are not taking this concept in a good spirit. Recently there was a twitter fight between Kailash Kher, Armaan Malik and Sonakshi Sinha, which was later joined by Pareeniti Chopra to join Sonakshi. The singers think that actors should limit to their field and let trained and professional singers do the singing.
What do you want to say on this? Should actors stick to acting or they should showcase their other talent to the world?